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Convert beamer code to article / book code

I have seen in multiple sites about conversions between exporting a beamer file as an article pdf such as https://github.com/landrieb/beamerarticle-teacher. The issue I have is that I created a lot ...
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beamer: no snm and out files

dear texperts: does beamer have a "hook" that stops it from creating .snm, .out, and possibly .nav files? I don't use the first two [they are all 0 bytes]. I know texshop can delete them and I can ...
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Increase space at bottom of slide in Beamer presentation template?

For example, if I want to add a publication citation but run out of space in the Beamer preset box area at the bottom of the slide, how can I make some room? Here is a MWE: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Pass a class/package/theme option to R with knitr

I have a beamer document with R chunks, say 'template.Rnw', which I compile with knitr using 'compile PDF' in RStudio. I have defined a theme 'mytheme.sty'. I would like to have an option to the theme ...
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Enumerating questions with using numbers

I am using the beamer package and I am writing a lot of questions. I am answering each question and each question is enumerated, so when I add another question, I need to put the number manually. Each ...
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How to add a TOC for each section and subsection before of each section in beamer? [duplicate]

At the beginning of each section I want to add a table of content without the subsections and a table of content with the subsections. What can I do?
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Beamer/Beamerposter Line spacing in title doesn't seem to work

I'm trying to increase the linespacing in the title section, and I feel like I've tried a lot of things, but none of them seem to work. Whenever I use \fontsize{32}{36}, the second parameter doesn't ...
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Beamer - Two levels smoothbars

I'm looking for a way to make smoothbars nodes to be a two row bar where the first line navigates between the subsections and the second line navigates between the frames in the subsection. Example: ...
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\usepackage{beamerthemesplit} problem

% !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \documentclass{beamer} \mode<presentation> \usetheme{Madrid} \usepackage{beamerthemesplit} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{graphics} ...
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Animate package problem with Ghostscript version

I am using the animate package to make an animation in my beamer presentation. While compiling I use Latex -> dvi2ps -> ps2pdf When I do ps2pdf there is an error telling me that my Ghostscript ...
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Wants all the references at the end of beamer slides

I want to add all the references at the end of beamer slide. I have a .bib file but it is showing error with "it is part of preamble" for (\bibliography{.bib file}) but when i used it in the preamble ...
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How to modify an academic beamer template?

I've been using Beamer for my professional presentations and I intend to use it too for my doctoral thesis presentation. And I have a question. The template I currently use is the following one : ...
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Workflow for preparing lectures using beamer

I am working as a professor at a German university of applied sciences. Next year there are 2 great new courses to prepare (Manufacturing Engineering). I decide to use the advantages of BEAMER. The ...
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How to change the behavior of user-defined environments using overlays?

first I have to give a link to a related question+answer. I am trying to create a beamer presentation and defined an environment. The environment has an optional parameter and I want that beamer sets ...
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Black bar at the bottom of slides

Due to restrictions of the prjection space, I cannot use the full frame size, thus I want to add a black bar at the bottom of every slide (underneath the footer). Therefore I effectively reduce the ...
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Set a transparent icon in beamer's bibliography

I want to \uncover a citation in a particular overlay. The problem is that the bibliography's item icon (article in this case) is not set as transparent, but the text is. How can I make the icon ...
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Beamer - Customizing PDF Bookmark

I am preparing a presentation in beamer including some sections and subsections. However, I want the section numbers and subsection numbers appear in the PDF Bookmarks. I used the following code but ...
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Font display error in windows

I encountered the following while trying to process my PDF document from LaTeX, MiKTeX 2.9 Trying to make PK font mathkerncmssi8 at 600DPI... Running miktex-makemf.exe... miktex-makemf: The ...
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Combining strengths of Beamer and WYSIWYG drawing tools [closed]

I used to use Beamer, and I loved it. However, compared to a WYSIWYG software like Powerpoint, creating slides with Beamer is so time-consuming, especially for graphics and animations (I don't overuse ...
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Too much space in exampleblock in Beamer

When I use the \exampleblock environment in Beamer, there is a lot of empty space between the title of the box and the content of the box. How can I remove this? MWE: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Beamer ToC: vertical spacing compressed when making ToC in columns environment

I am trying to adapt the Beamer table of content to my needs. I use the columns environment to change the lay-out of frames with a lot of white space. This works fine in most cases, but when I use it ...
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Recommended workflow for fixing several nasty frames in beamer?

I have a pretty long presentation: a course comprising a couple of hundreds frames. Occasionally, I go over the presentation, notice a few corrections in distinct frames. Fixing these requires a ...
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How to convert a Powerpoint template to a Beamer theme?

Fore note: there is a closed question with a similar title, I hope my case is narrow enough to warrant acceptance. The institute has changed name and image; a new batch of logos and powerpoints ...
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How to add thumbnail photo to frametitles in beamer

Is there a beamer theme that allows one to add small thumbnails of authors to the right end of the frame title line? Ideally I'd like something that can easily work on successive pages throughout a ...
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Beamer - writing a macro to uncover only item i of a enumerate in a frame

I would like to repeat a certain frame at multiple locations in my talk. However, at each time, I want either all the items to be uncovered or only item i to be uncovered. How do I define a macro ...
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How to focus on some items?

I have 3 items in beamer as follows: \frame{\frametitle{Frame1} \begin{itemize} \item<1> Self-X1, $\cdots$. \item<2, 4-> \color<4>{red}{Self-X2}, $\cdots$. ...
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Beamer for letter size paper

My daughter is in high school and is working on a science project. She has really enjoyed writing the paper in LaTeX. Now, she has to make a tri-fold presentation of the major points. In the past, ...
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Referencing an article from a beamer document with xr-hyper

I'm trying to link to a label in an article from a beamer file. The reference itself works fine, but the hyperlink doesn't. It gets defaulted to page 1 of the beamer file. This is the article: ...
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how to vertically top align a slide in beamer? [duplicate]

The following beamer slide (and all other slides) have the text vertically centered. How do I get it to appear at the top of the slide? \documentclass[sansserif,mathserif]{beamer} ...
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slide numbering in Beamer class (Warsaw theme)

I'm using the beamer class and Warsaw theme. Is there any way to have slide numbering at the bottom of the page and on the left (as 2/10) in this theme? Here is my code: \documentclass{beamer}‎ ...
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beamer - slide template

Is it difficult to set options to the code below so that my beamer slides will look like this: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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How to insert page number in Beamer Navigation Bars?

I created a presentation with Beamer, and I used Darmstadt theme. But, this theme doesn't have the page number. I know that I can insert the page number in Footline with: ...
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Beamer - align with LHS and RHS replacement [duplicate]

I'm writing an presentation of the project where I took a "standard" equation and modified it slightly. I would like to therefore show this by replacing the standard equation with its modified ...
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Why this code doesn't compile in textpad ipad?

This is my code \documentclass[aspectratio=149]{beamer} \usetheme{default} \setbeamerfont{frametitle}{size=\large} \setbeamertemplate{caption}[numbered] ...
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Using media 9 package with adobe acrobat

I am using the media9 package to embed a .mp4 video in my beamer presentation. I am using the following lines: \includemedia[ addresource=animate.mp4, activate=pageopen, width=250pt,height=250pt, ...
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Make frametitle and block the same width in Beamer, attempt 2

In some of my Beamer themes I used the answer at Make frametitle and block the same width in Beamer. However now an issue has been raised which is demonstrated by the following MWE: ...
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how to make beamer working in the most recent version of MikTex? [closed]

How to make beamer working in the most recent version of MikTex? It said beamer.cls not found.
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Errors using a customised beamer theme: ua-beamer

Might I ask any help in using a customised beamer theme? The theme seems to be called ua-beamer. The GitHub repository can be found here: https://github.com/nschloe/ua-beamer. The GitHub project can ...
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Trying to embed mp4 in a Beamer presentation

Sample document \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Amsterdam} \usepackage{media9} \title{TITLE} \author{AUTHOR} \institute{INSTITUTE} \date{DATE} \begin{document} \addtocounter{framenumber}{1} ...
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Beamer: always overlay first table on same frame

A similar question to this one, but now rather than overlaying list items I would like to be able to overlay table floats. While this does the trick for blocks: \begin{frame}[fragile] ...
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Can I add 3D objects as subfigures (using movie15)

I have faced one stiff problem that when I try to add four 3D plots (2 rows x 2 columns) in my beamer by using subfigure approach, I fail! This is my minimum example: \begin{frame} \begin{figure}[t] ...
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Beamer: always overlay first item on same frame

I've read and tried to follow instructions from similar questions but I can't seem to get my slide to work the way it should. I basically have an itemize block and I want my list items to show ...
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Flush left equations in beamer column [duplicate]

When I do this in beamer: \begin{column}[T]{0.6\textwidth} \begin{equation} F = m a \end{equation} This is Newton's law. \end{column} the equation sits in the center of the column while the text ...
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Biber+biblatex+beamer undesired automatic unicode conversion

Biber is driving me crazy, converting LaTeX-encoded characters in bibliography into utf-8, which LaTeX seems to hate despite utf8 inputenc. I tried using newunicodechar, as suggested in another post, ...
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Beamer overprint environment altering vertical spacing of items

I have a frame with an itemize environment where each \item contains an equation. Some of the equations will change, however, so I wrapped them in an overprint environment, so that one equation ...
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How do I properly label the figures and tables in beamer in Share Latex? [duplicate]

This is my preamble: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \usepackage{graphicx,mathabx} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \titlepage \frametitle{} \end{frame} \begin{frame} \frametitle{Main ...
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Multiple Institutes per Line in Title Slide

I'm making a talk in beamer where I have to acknowledge about 10 authors, all from different institutions. By default beamer puts multiple authors per line, but only one institute per line. Here's a ...
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How do I move my sentences up close the title?

I am using Share Latex site to create slides for my presentation. I have the following codes: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{mathabx} \title{} ...
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Problems about drawing a map and learn to draw with TeX

I'm doing a beamer, and now I encounter a problem. I want to draw a map in my beamer like this Who can help me? I'm now still not very familiar with these things. Also I want to learn some basic ...
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Is it possible to make slideshow with u3d files in a beamer template?

I'm just interested if there is a technical way to merge between animate package and movie15 package in order to get an interactive 3D slideshow (like that shown below in the link) with full features ...